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Coventry & Warwickshire 5k 2021

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Race for Life

Coventry & Warwickshire 5k
Saturday 9 Oct 2021

£14.99 Young Adults | £10.00 Children | £14.99 Adults

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Saturday 9 Oct 2021

Time: from 10:15

Young Adults: £14.99
Children: £10.00
Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: University of Warwick, Cryfield Sports Pitches, Coventry, CV4 7AL View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The course follows the perimeter of the Cricket pitches, before entering the Warwickshire Walk. The course then finishes on Windmill Hill near the Sports Hub. The course is a mixture of terrains and suitable for all abilities to walk, jog or run. 

Please bring a reusable water bottle with you if you require water during the event, as there will only be water available at the finish.

Meeting point

The start line is located at Lakeside Pitch at Cryfield Sports Pitches within the University of Wawick off Leighfield Road. Please follow the directional signage from the car park to the start line. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll  be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.

There is car parking at the University. Please follow signs for Event Parking, postcode CV4 8EE, Kirby Corner Car Park.

The start line is approx. 20 minutes from the car park. Please allow enough time to get to the start line before your start time. Please follow the directional signage from the car park to the start line

Please pre register for your car parking at  https://carparking.warwick.ac.uk/events/race-for-life-warwick-university

If you require disabled parking please follow the signs for this.

Please pre register for disabled parking at https://carparking.warwick.ac.uk/events/rfl-accessible-guest

There is a car parking charge for the event payable per car, parking will be charged at £2.80 per car per day per car (The car park fee is subject to change.)

There are also many bus routes that go through The University of Warwick - https://warwick.ac.uk/about/visiting/directions/localbuses/

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

The course is a mixture of terrains. There is a large section on grass, due to this the course is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance. Please note that the weather may impact the suitability of the course, in this instance a shorter course may be offered. The event site is also on grass which may become unsuitable for disabled access in poor weather.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

Please note, whilst we hope we can open our events to families and friends supporting on the day, this may not be possible due to government guidelines around COVID-19.  Please refer to the section ‘ how we are keeping you safe’ https://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/your-safety for further updates.